Fokker D-VII and RAF S.E.5a


Description: A pair of lightweight WW I backyard flyers

Designed by Keith Sparks, these two biplane backyard dogfighters are based on simple scale Fokker D-VII and RAF S.E.5a designs. Construction is mainly of foam; the cabanes, interplane struts and landing gear are wood. A standard GWS power system and light electronics control these two great flyers. The plans have detailed drawings for the hot-wire foam-cutting tools and templates required to form all the parts needed. Formed plastic parts are available from the author at
Additional Information:

  • Type: All-foam, WW I backyard dogfighters
  • Wingspan: 36 in.
  • Length: 29 in.
  • Wing Area: 455 sq. in.
  • Motor used: GWS geared 350
  • Prop used: GWS EP 9×7
  • Radio req’d: 3-channel (elevator, throttle and rudder)
  • Difficulty Level: 2
  • Sheets: 1

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SKU: X0504A